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Published on Mar 25 2021
One very special patient we treated through the National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Hospital on the Gold Coast was Ember the Koala. She suffered the severe effects of the bushfires and spent three months at the hospital after suffering burns during one of the most damaging bushfire seasons on record.
Published on Jul 19 2020
On the 250-year anniversary of Australia’s first act of reconciliation, the heritage site where the reconciliation happened 250 years ago moves another step closer to be being listed on Australia’s National Heritage List.
Published on Jul 16 2020
We are excited to annouce the re-open of Hou Wang Temple early August 2020.
Published on Apr 24 2020
These three Pinus brutia (Turkish pine trees) connect Toowoomba locals to the past in more ways than one. They provide a symbolic connection to Lone Pine and are living memorials that remind us of the loss of Queenslanders in wartime.
Published on Apr 22 2020
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, with the theme being ‘Climate Action’. It is thought that climate change may be the biggest challenge facing the precious support systems we need to survive and the future of humanity itself. This day reminds us all that this planet is our only home and therefore we must take good care of it!
Published on Apr 21 2020
Early in 1974, the Brennan and Geraghty’s store buildings were considered to be ‘so far dilapidated as to be unfit for use…’. According to the Trust’s archival files for that year, the future for the store complex did not necessarily look rosy.
Published on Apr 09 2020
When it comes to influenza, state borders have been subject to controls before. But why is there an array of footwear on this Queensland border bridge?
Published on Dec 16 2019
Alex Griffiths, a local beekeeper and flower grower opened Currumbin Bird Sanctuary in 1947 growing it from a small-scale lorikeet feeding display to what is now one of the Gold Coast's best family attractions.
Published on Dec 12 2019
Place of first recorded reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians is being nominated to Australia’s National Heritage List.